Linux computer with at least a 486/33, 16 MB RAM SCSI controller for CD writer
Hard disk with a free 800 MB (or more) partition CD writer (a more complete list is in the X-CD-Roast README):
Kernel 2.0 or greater
X Window System
GNU C Compiler
Note: Earlier versions of X-CD-Roast required an installed Tcl/Tk package with the Tix extension. Starting with version 0.95b, a static linked binary of these is included.